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Farmers' Almanac Home and Garden

Everyday advice including Farmers’ Almanac’s Gardening by the Moon calendar.

Recent Home and Garden Articles

Ditch The Chlorine! Make Your Own Bleach Alternative

Ditch The Chlorine! Make Your Own Bleach Alternative

Try this safer laundry additive you can make yourself!

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Dust Mites, Dander, And Dirt, Oh My!

Dust Mites, Dander, And Dirt, Oh My!

You may be surprised at some of the things lurking in your pillows and on household surfaces. Learn how to combat them!

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Would Your Dog Benefit From A Raw Food Diet?

Would Your Dog Benefit From A Raw Food Diet?

Many dog owners are switching to this back-to-basics approach. See if it’s right for your pet.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.